Altaic

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adjective Al·ta·ic \al-ˈtā-ik\

Definition of Altaic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the Altai Mountains

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or constituting the Turkic, Tungusic, and Mongolian language families collectively

1757

First Known Use of altaic

1757


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